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FIRST PICTURES OF DISASTROUS NEW ZEALAND FLOOD - MINE RESCUE EQUIPMENT - UNIVERSITY PROCESSION.
Buried nearly lo the roof in silt, this settler's home in the Esk Valley, Napier, New Zealand, is typical of the homes in the path of the flood which desolated the fertile valley at the end of lusl
Miles of railway lines were torn up and trucks derailed at Eskdale station by the disastrous N.Z
flood. Roads were washed away and all communication was dislocated for days.
Displays by women students were a feature of the University com- memoration procession in the city yesterday. Above: The winning .^oat by the Women's Agricultural section. Right: Women of the
medical faculty travelled in an old horse-drawn vehicle.
Carrying a caged linnet for the detection of gas, a member of an English collier}' rescue team pie pares to descend. J hese men have been working unceasingly at the Mark- ham Colliery, Duckman ton, where <30 miners were killed and 45 en-
tombed this week.
An instructress demonstrating to pupils at Coburg School, Melbourne, an oblique jump, a feature of a new type of physical culture training' for
State school children.
Denial students lilted at the new police courtesy squad in their display in the University procession yesterday.
A salute of 21 guns to celebrate the first anniversary of the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, being
fired in the Domain at noon yesterday.
Some of the lorries wrtiting lo lodd the steamer Hauraki at Darling Harbour arrived outside the wharf early yesterday morning and
did not get on to the wharf until the afternoon. Carriers expressed resentment at the lock of loading facilities.
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